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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who appears with the Czar?
2. What do the men discuss as Pa is sleeping?
3. What does Pa brag about?
4. Where was Ma forced to go?
5. Who does Pa call to his council chambers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways is the theme of ambition explored in this novel? Do you believe the author explores it in a good way or bad way? Why?
Essay Topic 2
What actions do Pa and Ma take which show that they are willing to go to any lengths to secure riches? How do you feel about their actions? Do you believe there are people like that in our present society? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
There is a great amount of violence in the play. In what ways is the violence necessary? Do you believe it helps to enhance the novel or detract from it? Why do you think this way?
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